Economic valuation of Mangroves for comparison with commercial aquaculture in south Sulawesi, Indonesia

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Economic valuation of Mangroves for comparison with commercial aquaculture in south Sulawesi, Indonesia. / Malik, Abdul; Fensholt, Rasmus; Mertz, Ole.

I: Forests, Bind 6, Nr. 9, 2015, s. 3028-3044.

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Malik, A, Fensholt, R & Mertz, O 2015, 'Economic valuation of Mangroves for comparison with commercial aquaculture in south Sulawesi, Indonesia', Forests, bind 6, nr. 9, s. 3028-3044. https://doi.org/10.3390/f6093028

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Malik, A., Fensholt, R., & Mertz, O. (2015). Economic valuation of Mangroves for comparison with commercial aquaculture in south Sulawesi, Indonesia. Forests, 6(9), 3028-3044. https://doi.org/10.3390/f6093028

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Malik A, Fensholt R, Mertz O. Economic valuation of Mangroves for comparison with commercial aquaculture in south Sulawesi, Indonesia. Forests. 2015;6(9):3028-3044. https://doi.org/10.3390/f6093028

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Malik, Abdul ; Fensholt, Rasmus ; Mertz, Ole. / Economic valuation of Mangroves for comparison with commercial aquaculture in south Sulawesi, Indonesia. I: Forests. 2015 ; Bind 6, Nr. 9. s. 3028-3044.

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